For a home valued at £1158000, what will be worked out for SDLT?
The Stamp Duty rate that is payable depends on a small number of factors, including the value of the house, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £57900 on a £1158000 home.*
Should we make use of a lawyer referred by our estate agent?
Estate agent recommendations are a not uncommon route to find a solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may select whichever firm pays the most per referral, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.
What should we do regarding mercury soil contamination in Kidderminster?
Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Kidderminster. Data on many contaminants, such as chlorine, will be included in an environmental search.
Which local factors can contaminate land in Kidderminster, and should they be an issue?
Property in Kidderminster would be contaminated by a broad range of naturally-occurring factors, like environmental radon sources. An environmental search will give more detail. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Warsley Landfill Site, Rear Of Unit 100, Worcestershire, DY10 4JA.
What does my conveyancing searches usually cost?
The cost of searches on a purchase in Kidderminster varies markedly. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party.